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Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine Center

Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine Center

Aims to provide services to help patients achieve maximum functional recovery and wellness.

Physical Therapy is the treatment and prevention of illness and injury with PHYSICAL MODALITIES AND/OR AGENTS, such as the use of light, cold, heat, water, sound, electrical stimulation and exercises.

Occupational Therapy practices in the area of physical dysfunction which focuses on functional training guided by occupation-based practice


What are the benefits?

Maintain Strength – Muscles often lose strength after illness or injury and must be retrained in order to perform as normal.
Regain Motion – Unaffected muscles and tissues can be trained to “take over” for the damaged tissue. Muscles with damaged nerve supply may be retrained.
Achieve Independence – All treatment is aimed at helping the patient to return to their home, earn a living and resume normal responsibilities as much as he or she is able.


How is it done?

Initially, Consultation and assessment will be conducted by the Physiatrist (Rehabilitation Medicine Physician).
The length of the treatment plan and frequency of visits is based on the specific injury/condition and physiatric evaluation and care plan (management).
Each therapy sessions, the patient will work with the Physical Therapist/Occupational Therapist, who will instruct and supervise the patient.
In order to get the patient back to optimal functionality in a quick and safe manner, the patient will likely have more than one session in a week.
The patient may be provided with a home exercise program that compliments the plan of care.


Who can avail?
*Patients for Rehabilitation Program


Neurologic Cases

• Cervical Spondylosis
• Parkinson’s Disease
• Peripheral Nerve Injuries(Bell’s Palsy, Carpal Tunnel, etc)
• Radiculopathy Cervical and LumbarStroke
• Spinal Cord Injury
• Traumatic Brain Injury


Musculoskeletal Cases

• Arthritis
• Neck, Shoulder and Back Strains
• Sports Injuries (Sprains, Strains, Fractures)
• Scoliosis


Pediatric Cases

• Cerebral Palsy
• Meningitis
• Motor Developmental Delay
• Poliomyelitis


Pre & Post Operative Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Cancer Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation of the Chronically ill
Geriatric & Wellness Rehabilitation
Fitness Exercise Program
Burn Rehabilitation Program

Our Doctors

Maria Luisa Aportadera, MD, FPARM

Melanie Theresa Herrera, MD, FPARM

Maria Luisa Santos-Carpio, MD, FPARM

Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine Center

  • Office Hours:
    Mon - Fri : 8am - 7pm | Sat : 8am - 4pm
  • Contact Info:
    222 8000 local 8132
  • Location:
    Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine Center, Ground Floor, Main Hospital Building

Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine Center Services

Test Releasing Time
Physiatric Evaluation and Management 8:00am - 7:00pm
Physical Therapy 8:00am - 7:00pm
Occupational Therapy 8:00am - 7:00pm
Speech and Language Therapy 8:00am - 7:00pm